turn one's back


: to turn so as to face away from someone
He turned his back (on me) and walked away.
often used figuratively to suggest rejection or abandonment
His former supporters have turned their backs on him.

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“Turn one's back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20one%27s%20back. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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